Citizens Advice

Community House, 15 new Bedford Road, Luton LU11SA

Call: 0808 278 7847 or 01582 540450 (messaging service)


Total Wellbeing at Active Luton – supporting health and wellbeing

Call: 0300 555 4152


Energise Luton Holiday Camps with Active Luton

Activity and food camps for children up to age 16 on benefits-related free school meals

Tel: 01582 400272


Luton Food Bank

Call for days and times 01582 725838


Level Trust – support for the costs of education

Call: 01582 550070


Flying Start Luton – antenatal and early years support Call: 01582 368245


Healthy Start – vouchers for free milk, vitamins and vegetables


School support

You can also contact your child’s school to see if there is any support for meals during the holidays.



Cheap and easy meals to fill a hungry tummy

Vegetable Casserole

  1. Chop a selection of vegetables into cubes and put them in an oven proof dish.
  2. Add a tin of chopped tomatoes, some water to cover the vegetables and a stock cube.
  3. Put in the oven for 45 minutes until all the vegetables are soft and well cooked.
  4. Good vegetables to use are carrot, potato, onion, broccoli, leek,

Vegetable Soup

  1. Chop and boil up any selection of vegetables in a pan of water with a vegetable stock cube.
  2. Once all the vegetables are soft, mash the veg down to make a filling soup.
  3. Good vegetables to use are carrot, potato, onion, broccoli, leek, parsnip.

Baked Bean Chilli

Scrambled Eggs on Toast

  1. Pour a tin of baked beans and a tin of chopped tomatoes into a pan.
  2. Add a sprinkle of chilli powder. Simmer for 5 minutes whilst stirring.
  3. Pour a cup of rice into a pan of boiling water and cook until soft.
  4. Drain the rice and then mix the baked bean chili and rice together to make a filling, tasty meal.
  1. Crack eggs into a microwave proof bowl
  2. Whisk them up with a fork and add a splash of milk.
  3. Microwave until the egg is cooked through.
  4. Stir it to break the egg up into pieces.
  5. Pour the scrambled egg onto buttered toast.

Cheesy Vegetable Pasta

  1. Boil a pan of pasta until soft.
  2. Open a bag of chopped frozen vegetables
    (usually carrot, peas, broccoli, cauliflower)
  3. Pour into a pan of boiling water and boil until soft.
  4. Drain the vegetables and pasta and then mix them.
  5. Grate cheese on the top.

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